Article Date: 1/1/2011

For Your Patients and Practice
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For Your Patients and Practice

Optical dispensary furniture

■ The Elevation Cabinet System, from Opticaldisplays.com, consists of three frame display units. They are: the Elevation Frame Display, which holds 45 frames, the Elevation Glass Shelf Unit with Circle Overlay, which holds 29 frames, and the Elevation Glass Shelf Unit, which holds 20 frames. All three units come in metallic bushed nickel color and feature interior lighting, a back-lit graphic header, below unit storage and optional legs.

The Elevation Cabinet System is comprised of three frame display systems.

OpticalDisplays.com
Phone: (800) 346-8890
Web: www.opticaldisplays.com

Marketing magnifiers

■ Business Card Magnifiers, from Tech Optics International, are thin, flexible, non-breakable plastic cards that include a 3X magnification lens and four lines for your practice's information. (This can include your practice's name, address, phone number and website.) The cards are available in eight base colors, such as black and red, and they slide in and out of a protective clear pouch. You can order 1,200 customized cards for $399.

The Business Card Magnifiers include a 3X magnification lens and four lines for your practice's information.

Tech Optics International
Phone: (800) 678-4277
Web: www.techopticsinternational.com

Sunwear

■ The Giorgio Armani 2010/2011 sunglass collection, from Safilo Group, includes two styles: GA 834/S and GA 846/S. GA 834/S is a men's style that has a modern drop-shape and features bridge and metal rivets. In addition, the lenses are polarized. The frame is available in brown-beige-brown, black and havana (dark brown). The GA 846/S is a women's style that has an oversized soft rectangle shape and feature's milled-finished temples. This frame is available in violet, sand/grey, blue, red and black

Style GA 846/S features milled-finished temples.

Safilo Group
Phone: (800) 631-1188
Web: www.safilo.com

Nutraceutical drink mix

■ MacularProtect Complete Drink Mix, from ScienceBased Health, is a mango-lemonade-flavored drink mix that provides the same ingredients as the company's MacularProtect Complete capsule formulation. These ingredients: Zinc, bioavailable FloraGLO lutein and zeaxanthin, among other ingredients, at levels consistent with the findings of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study. Further, it includes a multinutrient component, so an additional multivitamin isn't needed.

ScienceBased Health
Phone: (888) 433-4726
Web: www.sciencebasedhealth.com

product notes
Eyefinity/OfficeMate and NIDEK, have announced a partnership to provide an equipment interface between ExamWRITER version 9.5 and NIDEK's NAVIS-EX software. This interface will enable eyecare practitioners to capture images from NIDEK's Fundus photography devices, such as the F-10 Digital Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope, and display them in ExamWRITER.
AIR OPTIX for Astigmatism contact lenses, from CIBA Vision, are now available in expanded parameters. These parameters: +6.00D to −6.00D in 0.25D steps, with cylinder powers of −0.75, −1.25, −1.75 and −2.25 and from −6.50D to −10.00D in 0.50D steps in −0.75, −1.25, −1.75 and −2.25 cylinder powers. Further, they are available in axes around the clock in 10° steps.
Menicon Co. Ltd. has announced an agreement with Optimed Ltd. To become the exclusive North American distributor of Optimed's CAPTIV8 web-based 3D eyecare animation software and i-Vue digital display system.


Optometric Management, Issue: January 2011